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DITAC 2018

Defense Innovation Technology Acceleration Challenges

DEFENSE INNOVATION CHALLENGE

TechConnect is proud to host the 2018 Defense Innovation Challenges, delivering transformational technologies to our National Defense.

Submissions are now closed for the 2018 Defense Innovation Challenges. If you are interested learn more about the Innovation Partnership program, please contact Derek Mayer at 512.800.9796 or

View the 2018 Innovation Showcase

 

 
DefenseTechConnect Innovation Awards

DEFENSE INNOVATION AWARDS:

Submit your technology to be considered for the 2018 TechConnect Defense Innovation Awards recognizing the top 15% of submitted technologies as ranked by the Selection Committee. Rankings are based on the potential positive impact the submitted technology will have for the warfighter and national security. View 2018 Awardees.


 

CHALLENGE & SHOWCASE PACKAGE

If selected, the information you provide will qualify your technology for a showcase / demonstration opportunity. Top selected technologies will receive a TechConnect Defense Innovation Award and Pitch Presentation. If you plan to submit more than one technology or to learn more about the Innovation Partnership program, please contact Derek Mayer at 512.800.9796 or .

  • One (1) Full Registration Waiver
  • One (1) Showcase Space
  • Inclusion in Defense TechConnect Innovation Networking System
  • Inclusion in Defense TechConned Innovation Report provided to top DOD participants.

Submission is Free. Display fee is $1250 if selected to showcase.


 

IN COLLABORATION WITH:

  • US SOCOM
  • US CENTCOM
  • US PACOM
  • US DOD
  • US ARMY
  • US NAVY
  • US AIR FORCE
  • US MARINES


 

TOPICS INCLUDE:

  • Energy, Efficiency, Grid
  • Medical, Health & Biotech
  • Simulation, Training & Readiness
  • Space Technologies
  • Mobility & Transportation
  • Mega Cities & Smart Cities
  • Critical Infrastructure
  • Cyber Solutions & Resilience
  • AI, Big Data, Analytics
  • Blockchain & Data Sharing
  • Advanced Networks & Wireless
  • Trusted Electronics & Coms
  • Sensors & Systems
  • Drones & Robotics
  • VR, AR, MR & 360
  • Advanced Materials
  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Logistics & Supply Chain


 

PROGRAM OFFICES, COMPONENTS & PROSPECTORS

 
DOD
DoD
ARMY
Army
NAVY
Navy
AIRFORCE
Air Force
SOCOM
SOCOM
DHS
DHS
CBD
CBD
DTRA
DTRA
DLA
DLA
RE
ASD(R&E)

  • USAFRICOM, U.S. Africa Command
  • USCENTCOM, U.S. Central Command
  • USNORTHCOM, U.S. Northern Command
  • USSOCOM, U.S. Special Operations Command
  • USSOCOM, Office of the Undersecretary for Science & Technology
  • USSOCOM, SBIR Program
  • USSTRATCOM, U.S. Strategic Command
  • USPACOM, U.S. Pacific Command
  • USPACOM Science & Technology Office
  • USPACOM, Joint Innovation & Experimentation Division
  • AIR FORCE, Office of the Asst. Sec., Installations, Environment & Energy
  • AIR FORCE, SBIR/STTR Program
  • ARMY Corps of Engineers, NetZero Capital Investment
  • ARMY, Army Medical Material Agency
  • ARMY, Army Medical Research & Material Command
  • ARMY Aeromedical Research Laboratory
  • ARMY, Office of the Asst. Sec. of the Army, Installations, Energy & Environment
  • ARMY, SBIR Program
  • ARMY, The Army Cyber Institute at West Point
  • ARMY, Army Cyber Command
  • Defense Health Agency (DHA)
  • Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA)
  • Dept. of Homeland Security, SBIR Program
  • DOD Office of Secretary of Defense for Research & Engineering
  • DOD Defense Innovation Unit Experimental (DIUx)
  • DOD, Chemical & Biological Defense, SBIR Program
  • DOD, DARPA SBIR Program
  • DOD, Defense Logistics Agency, SBIR Program
  • DOD, Defense Threat Reduction Agency, SBIR Program
  • DOD, Information Analysis Centers
  • DOD, Missle Defense Agency, SBIR/STTR Program
  • DOD, Office of Small Business
  • National Aviation Intelligence Integration Office (NAI2-O)
  • NASA
  • National Institutes of Health
  • NAVY, NAVAIR
  • NAVY, Office of Naval Research, SBIR/STTR Program
  • NAVY, Office of the Asst. Sec. of the Navy, Energy, Installations & Environment
  • Naval Postgraduate School
  • National Oceanic & Atmospheric Admin. (NOAA)
  • National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
  • NAVY, NAVSEA 05T2 - Energy Division
  • NSTXL (National Security Technology Accelerator)
  • SBA, Office of Innovation & Investment
  • U.S. Army Research Office
  • U.S. Marine Corps, Expeditionary Energy Office (E2O)
  • U.S. Air Force Academy
  • U.S. Air Force Research Lab
  • U.S. Air Force, Office of Transformational Innovation
  • U.S. Army Corp of Engineers
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture
  • U.S. Department of Energy
  • U.S. Naval War College
  • Deloitte
  • Raytheon
  • Boeing
  • General Electric
  • Honeywell
  • Lockheed Martin
  • DOW Core R&D
  • Idaho National Laboratory
  • Rolls Royce
  • SAP
  • Sandia National Laboratories
  • Texas A&M University
  • Harvard University
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Arizona State University
  • Aerospace
  • University of South Florida
  • Florida High Tech Corridor
  • LSU Transitional Technologies & Cyber Research Center
 

 

For information on participating or learning more: please contact Derek Mayer at 512.800.9796 |

 

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